An illustration to explain "KDE Plasma Workspaces"

Frank Steinmetzger Warp_7 at
Wed Sep 25 15:40:17 BST 2013

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 03:45:03PM +0100, ScotX wrote:
> Hi people,
> I created this picture here [1] and with following captions:
> en: "The graphical user interface muss be designed conforming to the characteristics of the peripherals. KDE Plasma Workspaces is intended to enable the design of different GUIs"

Hm... difficult. Did you write both captions, or just translated one?

Plasma can be quite abstract to explain. :) Perhaps in can be worded
more "positively":
“There are many GUIs available which can be chosen depending on available
peripherals. KDE Plasma Workspaces is intended to enable the design of different GUIs.” (or maybe GUI paradigms?)
I'd need more context to get it right (the article that uses that image
for instance). Is it intention to convince others of Linux' flexibility
towards ubiquity?

> de:"Die Grafische Benutzeroberfläche muss nach den Besonderheiten der Peripheriegeräte gestalteten sein und kann in unterschiedlichen Softwareimplementationen vorliegen, wie KDE Plasma Workspaces es ermöglicht"
Wenn man es eng sieht, ist der oben unterstrichene Teil nicht auf GUIs
an sich bezogen, sondern auf Plasma.

„Es gibt viele GBUn zwischen denen man auf Basis der vorhandenen
Peripheriegeräte wählen kann. KDE Plasma Workspaces ermöglicht den
Entwurf verschiedener Oberflächenkonzepte.“

Is it more about the difference between the classic desktop and, say,
the netbook-specific GUI? Or more about the philosophical difference
between KD “you can customise everything“ E and Gno “eat our smeg” me?

> I might have "nailed it" (in German: "Nagel auf'm Kopp getroffen, Junge."), so that anybody understands the intentions behind Plasma at a glance. What do you think?

Nagel a'm Kopp, woa Junge.... echt jetz. :D
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